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Congratulations Class of 2015!  
Commencement Ceremonies will be held on W. 05.27.15,
6:00 p.m. at the IHS Stadium.  No tickets required.

AP Summer assignments will be available on-line after June 1st for students unable to attend the meeting. (https://ihs.schoolloop.com/SummerAssignments)


Registration for Advanced Placement Boot Camp has started!  Boot Camp is FREE! but space is limited.  For our inaugural year, only AP English (English 2A, AP Language, and AP Literature), AP World History, AP US History, AP Psychology, AP Chemistry, and AP Physics will have sessions.  You can sign up for one day or all four or something in-between.  (https://ihs.schoolloop.com/SummerAssignments)


Finals Schedule

Day 1: T. 05.26.15 

Period 1 7:20-9:20
Break 9:20-9:35
Period 2 9:42-11:42
Lunch 11:42-12:12
Period 7 12:19-2:19


Seniors: Senior BBQ

Day 2 W. 05.27.15

Period 3 8:20-10:20
Brunch 10:20-10:35
Period 4 10:42-12:42





Seniors: Graduation Practice

Day 3. R. 05.28.15

Period 5 8:20-10:20
Brunch 10:20-10:35
Period 6 10:42-12:42





Seniors: Diploma Pickup



Summer School Information (summer school is by invitation only)




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Are you failing one or more class? 
You must attend
free mandatory tutoring after-school!
(Food provided!  https://ihs.schoolloop.com/goodwill)




Did you get a phone call that seems like a Fundraising Scam? (read more)


It is the policy of Independence High School not to discriminate on the basis of sex, religion, race, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability.



Es la política de Independence High School no discriminar por razones de sexo, religión, raza, origen nacional, orientación sexual o condición de discapacidad.




Chính sách của trường Trung học Independence là không phân biệt cách đối xử dựa trên giới tính, tôn giáo, chủng tộc, nguồn gốc quốc gia, hoặc tình trạng khuyết tật.



Parents--If you have not done so, please register for SchoolLoop.  Click "Register Now" to get started.  It will take 1 work day for your account to be approved.

Students--if you have any questions (including lost passwords or forgotten login names/passwords), you can ask any of your teachers for help.  Or visit Ms. Daniell in A312 during Break.  You MUST have your ID card.

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Independence High School Mission Statement & ESLRS

The mission of Independence High School is
to provide a supportive learning environment that enables all students to achieve academic and personal success.

ESLRS: Expected Schoolwide Learning Results

Every student will be a critical thinker

Indicators: Students will be able to organize, analyze, evaluate, and synthesize information apply knowledge in a variety of situations compute and problem solve

Every student will demonstrate personal responsibility
Indicators: Students will be able to work independently and collaboratively be prepared for class with appropriate materials attend class regularly and on time be engaged in the learning process treat self and others with respect demonstrate personal, academic, career, and life-skills planning

Every student will be an effective communicator
Indicators: Students will be able to read and write in English at the appropriate grade level demonstrate speaking and presentation skills use technology as a tool to communicate effectively with others demonstrate effective listening skills

Every student will be an informed and involved community member
Indicators: Students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of our democratic system and its values understand and employ compromise to solve problems participate in school and community activities



Have nothing to do over the summer? Want to spend time with kids while earning community service hours? Sign up to become a tutor for Read Write Discover! Read Write Discover is a summer literacy program that tutors children who are struggling i... Continue
Posted by: STEVE HOANG
Published: 5/25/15

Seniors! Graduation Practice is at 9am SHARP Wednesday 5/27/15

If you are graduating and will be attending the graduation ceremony then you MUST be at the main gym on Wednesday, May 27th at 9am.

For those that are not graduating, you may NOT participate in the graduation ceremony.  P... Continue
Posted by: Thuy Huynh (Counseling N-Q)
Published: 5/22/15

Parent School Climate Survey / Encuesta de Padres 2014-2015
Your school needs you to complete this online survey to help improve school culture and climate. It is an opportunity to communicate your perceptions about fundamental learning supports and barriers at this school.

The purpose of this... Continue
Posted by: Maggie Rodriguez
Published: 5/19/15

Today: 5/27/15
All Day: Finals: Periods 3-4
6:00 PM Class of 2015: Graduation
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Regular Day Schedule


Counseling Notes

Top Community Colleges
Thinking about going to a community college??  Check out the TOP 15!  De Anza is #1

http://www.edsmart.org/top-community-colleges-california/ Continue
Posted by: Thuy Huynh (Counseling N-Q)
Published: 4/24/15

Summer School at IHS!
Please read the attachment for information!

Keep in mind that this is by invitation only! 

IHS Counselors are not in charge of summer school.

Please inquire every question you have about summer school with Ms. Reynolds. Continue
Posted by: Thuy Huynh (Counseling N-Q)
Published: 4/22/15

Cyber High Course Work Deadline
If you were enrolled during the second semester of this year, then your deadline is May 11th to complete your coursework.


Meetings are Mondays after school in the school library from 2:15pm to 5:00pm. Do not wait till the la... Continue
Posted by: Thuy Huynh (Counseling N-Q)
Published: 4/15/15

If you are a senior and you plan on attending a college, vocational or trade school after high school graduation then you can still complete the FAFSA or DREAM Act.  But you need to do that ASAP.

If you do not submit an application, y... Continue
Posted by: Thuy Huynh (Counseling N-Q)
Published: 3/4/15

Got into a CSU? Do you need to take the ELM and/or EPT?
As a high school senior, you may determine your EAP status for Math and English by accessing www.csusuccess.org/eap_results, log in with your CSU Mentor account, and follow a simple four step process

   http://www.csuenglishsuccess.org/... Continue
Posted by: Thuy Huynh (Counseling N-Q)
Published: 2/24/15

Quick Links

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Berg, Bjorn
Castro-Stanley, Grettel
Landshof, Paul
Meissner, Greg
Dean of Students

Advisors (Safety & Discipline)

Baker, Lisa
Reeser, Ken
Sordello, Debbie

504 Coordinator

Montes (Counseling A-F), Yvonne

Student Support Center

Cohen, Leah

Title IX (Equal Opportunity in Education Act)

Cruz, Juan


Banks (Counseling G-M), George
Huynh (Counseling N-Q), Thuy
Montes (Counseling A-F), Yvonne
Pham (Counseling R-Z), Kim

Attendance (Last Name A-L)

Castilo, Diana

Attendance (Last Name M-Z)

Garcia, Ursula


Daniell, Liz
Sys Admin